• Polish PM condemns 'heinous' Berlin attack
Polish PM condemns 'heinous' Berlin attack

Footage has emerged showing the moment a lorry ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people. A government spokesperson said Chancellor Angela Merkel was briefed on the situation by de Maiziere and the Berlin mayor.

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  • Final evacuations from Aleppo's rebel strongholds underway
Final evacuations from Aleppo's rebel strongholds underway

Russia's Lavrov said that the evacuations could continue for another one or two days, and the Turkish Foreign Ministry said they aim to complete the evacuations by 21 December. However, a joint statement issued after the talks and remarks by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and others made clear that President Vladimir Putin viewed the Russia...

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  • Facebook's Safety Check activated after deadly Berlin crash
Facebook's Safety Check activated after deadly Berlin crash

German Chancellor Angela Merkel described herself as "shocked, shaken and deeply saddened" after what she said the government must assume was a "terrorist attack". German newspaper Die Welt said police special forces stormed a hangar at Berlin's defunct Tempelhof airport housing a refugee accommodation centre at around 4 am.

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  • Berlin lorry 'terror' attack:''There was blood and bodies everywhere' say eyewitnesses
Berlin lorry 'terror' attack:''There was blood and bodies everywhere' say eyewitnesses

Chancellor Angela Merkel, who laid white roses at the scene on Tuesday afternoon, said she was "shocked, shaken and deeply saddened" by the attack - one of a number in Germany this year. Entrances to all Christmas markets will be guarded by police officers armed with submachine guns, and security barriers will be erected. A Polish man, killed w...

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  • Aleppo evacuation suspended, leaving thousands trapped
Aleppo evacuation suspended, leaving thousands trapped

Thousands were evacuated before the process was suspended. An amateur video posted online by opposition activists Friday showed scores of men, women and children running away from a crossing point for fear of being shot at. The UN estimates that up to 100,000 civilians remain trapped in East Aleppo-with clean water, food, safe shelter, and healt...

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  • Ghana opposition leader set to win presidential election: private radio
Ghana opposition leader set to win presidential election: private radio

People across the country kept vigil at most collation centres to witness the process of verifying the results declared at the various polling stations within the Constituency. At three o'clock this morning, the NPP held a press conference announcing they had won the election and called on President Mahama to concede . Minor candidates took the ot...

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  • On World AIDS Day 2016, the goal is 90-90-90
On World AIDS Day 2016, the goal is 90-90-90

AUSTRALIA has seen major strides in the advancement of HIV treatment and prevention, leading to a greater awareness of the virus. "Therefore, we urge everyone, especially with the festive period approaching and the increase in alcohol consumption and lowering of inhibitions, to be aware of the importance of practicing safer sex to reduce the risk...

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  • Chiefs hold off Raiders 21-13 to take control of AFC West
Chiefs hold off Raiders 21-13 to take control of AFC West

Then in the first meeting this year, Carr led a touchdown drive to open the game before being intercepted by Marcus Peters on the second drive. Too many friendships and too much mutual respect for players limit the disdain. By losing to the Chiefs 21-13, the Oakland Raiders went from the No. 1 seed in the AFC all the way to No. 5 in less than fou...

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  • Predictions: Oakland Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills
Predictions: Oakland Raiders vs. Buffalo Bills

But, if they want to win their remaining four games to have a chance at cracking the postseason, the Bills will need someone else to step up on offense, because sooner or later, McCoy isn't going to give you 150 yards and there will be a problem.

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  • Donald Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing
Donald Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

He says officials from the National Security Council have been in touch with their Chinese counterparts to assure them the one-China policy still stands at least while President Obama is in the White House. Under agreements made as part of that shift in diplomatic recognition, Washington agreed to cut political ties with Taiwan . Mr Trump broke ...

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  • Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms
Trump Officially Wins Michigan As Possible Recount Looms

The Green Party's Jill Stein and Reform Party candidate Roque De La Fuente petitioned the state for a recount on Friday. Meanwhile, Clinton's campaign has said it will support efforts in Wisconsin and the other two states if the recounts happen.

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  • Recount to start Thursday; Stein request for hand tabulation denied
Recount to start Thursday; Stein request for hand tabulation denied

Officials also said that no recount will occur at all unless Stein pays the $3.5 million recount fee ahead of that time, the Journal Sentinel reports . Wisconsin state law says in order for there to be a hand recount the person requesting it must present evidence electronic equipment tabulated the vote incorrectly, that a hand recount would be m...

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  • Lower-middle order contribution vital for India: Jadeja
Lower-middle order contribution vital for India: Jadeja

Ravichandran Ashwin (3-19) clean bowled Cook, after he had survived two lbw shouts via DRS reviews. All-rounder Moeen Ali, Bairstow and Stokes all fell cheaply as Root offered England's principal resistance. Root is determined to not repeat mistake of the first innings, but Indian spinners may prove to be too good for him and the rest of the ba...

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  • Lego, iPad drive sales on Black Friday in the US
Lego, iPad drive sales on Black Friday in the US

Comparing to 2015, that represents a 9.4 percent increase. Experts recommend using a separate credit card for online shopping, so if hackers do get any information, other credit line and bank accounts will be safe. This can be a fun way to shop and with less headache in having to wrap, box and mail out those packages to friends and family across th...

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  • Trump looks to Obamacare critic, Indiana expert to overhaul health care
Trump looks to Obamacare critic, Indiana expert to overhaul health care

Preventive care is essential to good health throughout our lives. Top Massachusetts officials have said they are committed to keeping Massachusetts' 2006 commitment to providing near-universal coverage. That will be a tall order for Congress to fulfill, but " repeal and replace " obviously isn't worth doing unless it does in fact achieve somethi...

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  • Even with holiday creep, Black Friday is a big shopping day
Even with holiday creep, Black Friday is a big shopping day

Mall of America suspended operations on the holiday. They were made up by retailers. One shopper said he used Black Friday as a scouting mission for his son's favorite toys. People walk through Macy's Herald Square store in Manhattan, New York, November 26, 2016. He says it's best to keep minimum cash and credit cards and keep that in your front ...

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  • Flynn: Outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter
Flynn: Outspoken general, intelligence pro, Trump supporter

Both Gorka and Flynn have made virulent and offensive anti-Muslim comments and blamed "political correctness" for terror attacks. "Instead of responding, silence has made these Islamic leaders across America potentially complicit in these acts and more importantly still, in those that may well follow", Pompeo said .

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  • Boost for broadband in Autumn Statement
Boost for broadband in Autumn Statement

Mr Hammond is different", said Mr Chote. Attention will now turn to the Scottish Government's spending plans, which are due to be published by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay on 15 December. And he said the way in which rises are repeatedly pencilled in only to be cancelled or deferred was "turning into a really big problem both for the Treasury a...

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  • Key players on Thanksgiving: Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions
Key players on Thanksgiving: Minnesota Vikings vs Detroit Lions

Usually a team with no luck-Detroit has just one playoff win since the AFL-NFL merger-the Lions have arguably had more luck than anyone in 2016 . Detroit has staged a fourth-quarter comeback in all of its wins. Only one of those interceptions came at home. The Redskins answered with an eight-play, 75-yard drive of their own, and rookie running b...

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  • OR police arrest two after shooting during Portland anti-Trump protest
OR police arrest two after shooting during Portland anti-Trump protest

Demonstrations have been going on across the country in the wake of Tuesday's election results. Demonstrations are also taking place globally with rallies in Mexico City, where protesters have voiced concerns about Trump's campaign promise to being waves of deportations.

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  • Brady throws 4 TD passes in triumphant Bay Area return
Brady throws 4 TD passes in triumphant Bay Area return

With Tom Brady on a roll, a quartet of New England Patriots receivers benefited greatly on Sunday. With his next win, Brady will match Peyton Manning for the top spot. Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott threw three touchdown passes, two to Dez Bryant, in the first game with Tony Romo as his backup, as the Cowboys set a franchise regular-season recor...

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  • Trump Transition Work Set To Pick Up Speed
Trump Transition Work Set To Pick Up Speed

In his first extensive interview after the election, Mr. Trump appeared with his family on an episode of " 60 Minutes " that was taped last Friday. Trump has long stoked internal rivalries among his staff - both in his businesses and his campaign - and has created ambiguity in his transition about who has authority to make key decisions.

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  • Sanders calls on Trump to apologize for campaign rhetoric
Sanders calls on Trump to apologize for campaign rhetoric

Sanders's reliance on grass-roots organizations and wide working class appeal are sure to be helpful in his new role. As expected, New York Sen. Sanders announced on Thursday morning that he would not officially join Democratic Party, despite being appointed to a Senate Democratic caucus leadership position the previous day.

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  • Idea That Farage Is Lynchpin Of UK/US Relationship Is Ridiculous
Idea That Farage Is Lynchpin Of UK/US Relationship Is Ridiculous

Conservative former foreign minister Malcolm Rifkind meanwhile said Farage's visit was about "celebrity politics" while Labour former foreign minister Margaret Beckett said: "It was not a diplomatic trip, it was an ego trip". May has previously described Trump as "divisive" and "wrong" with respect to his proposed ban on Muslims, and Farage has off...

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  • Trump Calls For Unity In Victory Speech
Trump Calls For Unity In Victory Speech

After Trump left the White House and traveled to Capitol Hill for meetings with Republican congressional leaders, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters, "The meeting might have been at least a little less awkward than some might have expected".

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